Configuring Windows Firewall for Windows Server 2019
Controlling and securing traffic to and from Windows Server 2019 hosts enhances your organization's security posture. Windows Defender Firewall is included with Windows Server 2019 and can be managed using GUI tools as well as PowerShell cmdlets.
What you'll learn
Protecting Windows Server 2019 hosts from unauthorized network traffic can be achieved with correctly configured firewall rules. Both traffic coming into and out of hosts can be controlled using Windows Defender firewall. More than just basic IP address and port filtering, rules can be based on apps and services and have conditions such as user or host attempting to make a connection. In this course, Configuring Windows Firewall for Windows Server 2019, you'll explore how to create inbound and outbound firewall rules using the GUI including through Group Policy, and how rules relate to network location profiles. Next, you'll discover how to encrypt and authenticate network traffic using IPsec connection security rules. Finally, you will experience managing Windows Defender Firewall using PowerShell cmdlets. When you're done with this course, you'll have acquired the skills needed to plan and implement Windows Defender Firewall rules and IPsec.
Table of contents
- Module Introduction 1m
- Network Location Profiles 5m
- Demo: Manage Network Location Profiles 6m
- Firewall Rule Components 8m
- Demo: Create a Program Firewall Rule 4m
- Demo: Create a Port Firewall Rule 4m
- Demo: Create a Predefined Firewall Rule 3m
- Demo: Create a Custom Firewall Rule 3m
- Firewall Settings Mass Deployment 3m
- Demo: Deploy Firewall Settings using Group Policy 9m
- Module Summary 1m